17-year-old shot to death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Khalif Harrington, of Newark, according to an Aug. 31 press release. On Monday, Aug. 31, Newark police officers went to the area of South Orange Avenue and Ashland […]

34-year-old man shot to death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Michael Rutledge, 34, of Newark, according to an Aug. 25 press release from the ECPO. On Monday, Aug. 23, just before 9 p.m., Newark police officers responded to a […]

Reward increased for information regarding murder of Newark grandmother

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Aug. 26 that Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program is increasing its reward to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Debra Derrick, a 63-year-old grandmother who was fatally […]

27-year-old man shot to death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Antonio McCrimmon, 27, of Newark, according to an Aug. 17 press release from the ECPO. On Monday, Aug. 16, at approximately 7:53 p.m., Newark police responded to a report […]

36-year-old man shot to death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Tony Madison, 36, of Newark, according to an Aug. 16 press release from the ECPO. On Sunday, Aug. 15, Newark police responded to the 700 block of S. 18th […]

Irvington man convicted of murder by Essex County jury

Irvington man convicted of murder by Essex County jury

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County jury has convicted Harold Colbert, 45, of Irvington, of murder for fatally shooting Daquan Cuttino, 25, of Newark, according to an Aug. 9 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Following a trial before Superior Court Judge Martin Cronin, Colbert was found guilty of murder, unlawful possession of […]

35-year-old man shot to death in East Orange

35-year-old man shot to death in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of Prince Sweeney, 35, of East Orange, according to an Aug. 9 press release from the ECPO. A little after midnight on Aug. 9, East Orange patrol units were dispatched to […]

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